The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 allows most convictions (and cautions) to be considered spent after a specified period of time. Once a caution or conviction is spent the person is considered rehabilitated and the ROA treats the person as if they had never committed an offence.
Published: 16 October 2019
For example, 45 percent of people working in large firms feel their capabilities are being wasted – in micro and small businesses the number drops to 31 percent and 29 percent respectively. Similarly, 47 percent of those in large enterprises feel undervalued by their employer.
Published: 19 January 2019
January is always an exceptionally busy time for recruitment as workers look to make a change in their lives and fulfil their New Year’s resolutions,” says Nick Kirk, UK Managing Director at Michael Page. “As a result, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd amongst a sea of other applicants.
Published: 15 January 2019
More than 38 percent of UK people admitted to lying on their CV and in job interviews, the new research carried out nationwide by #1 hiring app JOB TODAY shows that the most popular lies include: Being able to speak a foreign language. Lying about previous experience, with some people even putting down celebs as references!
Published: 25 August 2018
The Vast majority of British jobseekers deem it essential to research a company’s reputation before applying for a job. Name recognition remains vital, with only one in nine candidates deeming it unimportant. More than half of jobseekers automatically distrust a company with no internet presence.
Published: 9 August 2018
Two out of three businesses have no direct access for young people to gain employment according to research. Two-hundred company websites were externally assessed based on young people’s expectations of applying for jobs for the youth employment accessibility research project. The research was designed by young people and delivered by young people.
Published: 12 May 2018